#556e74 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #556e74 is composed of 33.3% red, 43.1% green and 45.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 26.7% cyan, 5.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 54.5% black. It has a hue angle of 191.6 degrees, a saturation of 15.4% and a lightness of 39.4%. #556e74 color hex could be obtained by blending #aadce8 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #666666.

    • R 33
    • G 43
    • B 45
    RGB color chart
    • C 27
    • M 5
    • Y 0
    • K 55
    CMYK color chart

#556e74 color description : Mostly desaturated dark cyan.

#556e74 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #556e74 has RGB values of R:85, G:110, B:116 and CMYK values of C:0.27, M:0.05, Y:0, K:0.55. Its decimal value is 5598836.

Hex triplet 556e74 #556e74
RGB Decimal 85, 110, 116 rgb(85,110,116)
RGB Percent 33.3, 43.1, 45.5 rgb(33.3%,43.1%,45.5%)
CMYK 27, 5, 0, 55
HSL 191.6°, 15.4, 39.4 hsl(191.6,15.4%,39.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 191.6°, 26.7, 45.5
Web Safe 666666 #666666
CIE-LAB 44.722, -7.64, -6.346
XYZ 12.474, 14.344, 18.633
xyY 0.274, 0.316, 14.344
CIE-LCH 44.722, 9.932, 219.712
CIE-LUV 44.722, -12.709, -7.574
Hunter-Lab 37.873, -7.487, -2.659
Binary 01010101, 01101110, 01110100

Color Schemes with #556e74

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Alternatives to #556e74

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#556e74 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #556e74

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CSS codes
.text {color:#556e74;}
.background {background-color:#556e74;}
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Shades and Tints of #556e74

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #020303 is the darkest color, while #f6f8f9 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #556e74

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #646565 is the less saturated color, while #089dc1 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #556e74 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #676767 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #63686a Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #717078 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #766e7d Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #5e757d Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #666f76 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6a6e7a Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #5b727a Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population